Republic Acts :
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4537 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PROVIDENT FUND IN GOVERNMENT-OWNED OR CONTROLLED BANKING INSTITUTIONS
Section 1. The provisions of any existing law to the contrary notwithstanding, any government-owned or controlled banking institutions shall establish its own Provident Fund which shall consist of contributions made both by the bank and by its officers or employees to a common fund for the payment of benefits to such officers or employees of their heirs under such terms and conditions as its governing board may fix.
Sec. 2. In order to exercise the authority granted under this Act, the governing body of any government-owned or controlled banking institution mentioned in the next preceding paragraph is empowered to prepare and issue such rules and regulations as it may deem necessary to make effective the establishment and operation of a Provident Fund in such banking institution.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its
Approved: June 9, 1965